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Pascale Bourquin

Pascale Bourquin

Research Economist


MSc in Economics with Distinction, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
BA in Economics , University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Pascale joined the IFS in 2018 and works in the Income, Work and Welfare Sector.  She currently works on projects related to inheritances and inequality within generations and autoenrollment, as well as the distributional  impacts of the tax and benefit system. Before joining the IFS she worked as an RA at the LSE and completed academic internships in the public sector and with the UN.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W19/12
Our new research examines the reason for the increased in-work relative poverty rate in Britain over the last 25 years, which has risen by almost 5 percentage points from 13% to 18%.

Reports and comment

This report examines how living standards – most commonly measured by households’ incomes – have changed for different groups in the UK, and the consequences that these changes have for income inequality and for measures of deprivation and poverty. In this latest report, we focus in ...
In this short observation, we set out new research about the recent changes to household incomes, and who has been most affected by the recent slowdown in household income growth.


IFS researchers presented the key findings from the latest in the series of flagship IFS annual reports on living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK. Funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the report analysed the latest data on living standards, while setting this in the context of ...